Thursday, September 29, 2016

Paint All the Nails Presents: Watercolor

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Hi everyone! I have some nail art today with this month's Paint All the Nails link up. For this month the theme was Watercolor.

Doing watercolor nails is something that allows for a lot of creative freedom and one of my favorite nail art techniques. I like how you can create something abstract or something more complex, depending on the colors or method you use. 


I decided to do a floral watercolor look, done freehand with a brush. The colors I chose are part of the upcoming Polish My Life Thank You for Being a Friend Collection, a four piece set. My review is forthcoming so once I have that published later, I will link it here. 


Using a little palette, I put a few droplets of the red and pink polishes and diluted them with pure acetone. Then using a brush, I painted on the flowers. I added some green and black to accent and then just dabbed on, just slightly, a little more acetone, to give it a more "watercolor" look. 


Some added matte topcoat, because that's yes, please, always to matte. I love how soft and oh so girly this looks. What do you think?


I hope you like the look I came up with and make sure to click on the links below to see what my fellow bloggers have created!





9 comments:

  1. I love how you interpret the prompt, you don't use watercolor to create a textured background but, like it is use in real art, as a way to create soft paintings. Your floral is beautiful, I have a preference for the matte version which reinforce the sweet side of this nailart :)

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  2. Yes yes always yes to matte! This nail art is so sweet it's giving me a toothache!

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  3. Ahhh! I always LOVE your floral looks so much Ida! These are no exception. I love the soft watercolour effect and that matte version is just to die for. Teach me your ways!

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  4. So pretty! It's like they came straigh out of some beautoful summer dress. i love yyour interpretation of the the theme and well...I ust love floral manicures <3

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  5. I am 100% obsessed with these - pure nail art PERFECTION!

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  6. This is just gorgeous! I love it!

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  7. I love it when you do these kind of florals Ida! This looks totally gorgeous and wearable anytime, anywhere.

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  8. This is so cute! I want to copy. I love how sweet and delicate it is!

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